Conscious Incarnation

"Our challenge is to recognize and develop the biological potential within. This is the true goal of life." Joseph Chilton Pearce

Kundalini is the miracle of life itself quickened and amplified. Metamorphosis must be made increasingly conscious in order to reach and stabilize higher homeostasis and meta-adaptation to spirit. “Awakening” or spiritual acceleration demands conscious incarnation, for if the awakening of consciousness does not become increasingly conscious several negative outcomes may occur:

•If there is psychological or emotional resistance the body will not be able to handle the charge leading to the breakdown of metabolism.
•The influx of energy meeting resistance could generate more primitive chemistry and madness.
•There maybe a reduction in consciousness due to numbing and addictions as the lower nature tries to control what is happening.
•If we don’t have a desire for lucidity, we could use the ecstasy for zoning out, rather than breaking through to even greater lucidity.
•The down cycles will be more extreme and recovery prolonged.
•If we bite down against our own incarnation we could become spiritually anxious, essentially losing trust in the benevolence of the Universe.
•We respond to kundalini in the same way that we respond to life in general depending on the set of our nervous system and our sincere desire for growth and maturity.

The formula for kundalini is Flow X Energy ÷ Resistance. That is conductance (Amps) times energy resources (Watts) divided by toxicity or inferior wiring.

The results of our awakening will be determined largely by our attitude, intention and ability to “allow.” We fully manifest on planet earth to the degree of our acceptance or rejection of our own incarnate being. This “allowing of Self” will dictate the flavor of both our life and our kundalini trip. To avoid resistance and maladaptation the path of fire requires a certain strength. The key to metamorphic mastery is to become superbly adapted to one’s own incarnation. Conscious incarnation is giving ourselves permission to show up, hence awakening is a “choice.” Metamorphosis is a process of purification, and yet it is not a simple detoxification that is occurring, but the ongoing refinement of life itself toward the incarnation of a deeper Self. Evolution simply IS when we stop suppressing, abusing and holding ourselves back from the fluid realization of our Being.

The inertia and resistance of past structure causes tension between what we are now and that which is trying to manifest from beyond the veil. Due to this disparity the pressures of birthing consciousness can be enormous, and there is the tendency for the poor ego to be drawn all over the map while the deeper Self is coming to light. Thus we need enormous faith, understanding and compassion in order to ride the wave. It takes genius to ride the wave of emergence into the depths of the unknown, in order to avoid being smashed under the tension-wave or vainly try to save ourselves by crawling back up the beach.

In order to move from a past structure of consciousness to a new structure of consciousness the present one must be perturbed or penetrated with greater energy of awareness. The peak experiences of kundalini are such a "perturbation" of our former conditioning. Whether we receive this perturbation through vibration (music/drum/dance/chanting), through drugs, through stress, through romance, Guru devotion or through is a door into our own deepest source and condition of Self. The peak experience of kundalini awakening allows participation in the World-brain/Earth-soul, through the dysidentification with the conditioned stage that we are at.

“The process of Awakening is the hardest thing in the world to do for the simple reason that we must confront ourselves. Rather than attempting to formulate "reasons" for our behavior and engagement of life, we have to come to clearly see we are not and have not been Awake.” Garwin Redman

Incarnation is the hardest task imposed on us, for the instinct is to back away from the edge as the energy of consciousness touches our contraction. To the degree that we retreat, our entire physiology and consciousness is diminished and growth is suspended. The immune system, nervous system and mitochondria exist in the matrix of our positive or negative assessment of ourselves and our world. Our defensive resistance to negative experience and trauma tightens the rubber band of the armoring making the symptoms of our contraction more obvious. You might say rigid belief in the memory of our past-self is the only thing holding us back from enlightenment. When we give ourselves permission to move beyond who we have known ourselves to least then we are growing.

Repression does not simply “make things go away” but condemns them to the shadow realms, where they incubate and infect the entirety of our lives with poison. Numbness and unconsciousness produce ever-increasing dysfunction, neurosis and removal from reality. Thus when our conditioning is "penetrated" the symptoms are likely to be more extreme than it would be say if we come from a very benign-loving history.

The way we have each built our armor IS its own particular re-solution. That is, our kundalini awakening will arise in direct relation to the specific armor/archetype that we have constructed. That is why life itself is archetypical—we are inevitably drawn to the specific Great Attractor that will break through our veil and promote a 'touching" of our deepest level of existence. This is the "humanizing" process...The Great Alchemy.

Intimacy and consciousness are essentially the same thing. If you turn your feeling-sense, emotion and thought toward coming forth to the n'th degree without hesitation or doubt, then you will automatically increase both the strength and the number of mitochondria and immune cells. I am proposing a conscious and intentioned incarnation as a form of mindfulness meditation in coordination with breath. Imagine an embodiment practice or purposeful incarnation! Not just as a visualization or affirmation, but as an allowing, a letting the universe permeate one's being to the max. When you do this you can actually feel your cells respond.

Since kundalini is the universe becoming more conscious of itself, when the miracle of metamorphosis happens to us we should learn to go-with it, not just for our own salvation, but for the entire tree of life. Every time we resort to our addictions to back down from the raw edge of our existence and full self-response-ability, the more we interfere and resist the “spiritual” plan for humanity. In metamorphosis, the body-soul does most of the work, including the transmutation of elements. All we can really do is to get out of the way and just doing that takes all our courage, all our intelligence and intuition and all our respect and love. Evolution just Is. Half the battle would already be won if we just stopping getting in our own way.  To the extent that we choose energy increasing choices in any situation is the extent to which we "create our soul." In reference to Jung now, this means embracing the tension of opposities...the marriage of matter and spirit, form and Emptiness—the heart of the tantric tradition. Compassionately embracing shadow and light and the up and the down of the Tao. To take the brakes off. To stop hiding under our shell of conformity. To stop pretending we are limited and deficient.

Self-abandonment is the primary trauma that we must learn to “face into” to avoid abdicating from our own life. All we really want and need is our Self; that is what we are longing for. TOTAL RESPONSIBILITY for ones condition needs to really be grokked in order to move into the kind of sovereignty where self-Self development is even possible. Otherwise everything else in the world (according to our triggers) determines who we are. Love of course is the opposite of abandonment. Self-responsibility, that is becoming responsive to Self is none other than freedom, enlightenment sovereignty and Individuation.

Spiritual realization has a concurrent physical component...this must be fully understood and “allowed” in order for spiritual substantiation. That is the body must be allowed to transmute for incarnation to become Real. Our culture tends to prevent physical spiritualization of the body and thus neither emotion, mind nor spirit tends to grow. By understanding the changes to the nervous system, metabolism, hormones and all facets of the bio-physics and chemistry of kundalini we can work-with the changes to increase our adaptive and homeostatic abilities. In this way as our life-force and incarnation rises we can prepare to meet it, thus sustain the evolutionary wave.

Without conscious meta-adaptation we tend to grow in fiery spurts that generate burnout and take years of recovery. By being unskilled at metamorphosis we spending so much of our energy and effort into coping with the physical, emotional and mental effects of kundalini, that there is little of us left to bring our true creative gifts of spiritual genius into the world. Having foreknowledge or insight into this natural metabolic process can save years of fear, regression, secondary fallout and inertial back stepping.

As with life in general, we can choose to be maladapted or proadapted to kundalini. It takes more Heart, intelligence and discipline to be proadapted because often the first impulse to change is to seek comfort, and often the comfort we choose is to numb-out through various life-negative means. We have free choice so that even the evolutionary energy of kundalini itself can dumb us down and zonk us out if we are not aware. Or we can use the metamorphic energy to awaken us progressively into the Mystery and deepen our experience of life. It's our choice. By searching within  and learning how to be proadapted “under circumstances that have no precedent” we become pioneers paving the way for the rest of humanity to follow.

Integrating the huge energies of kundalini is very difficult at times. We have to both relax into allowing the dissolution of our former self, while building up and supporting new neurological growth for a deeper and higher skill level. We must not fear the temporary loss of our leftbrain adaptive functions, while at the same time exercising those functions in order to preserve the neurons for higher brain capacities. We must progressively both "let go" and "build." And the reason why we must do this, is so that the gains we make during our period of spiritual acceleration will not be lost, but will be preserved through our experience of the art and science of Being. Integrating the energy therefore becomes our is our growing edge. And as each of us does this, it becomes easier and easier for all of humanity to hold and convey the full power of Spirit…and to loosen the hold of the of the Borg (default automatic programming).

Kundalini is not a snake coiled up and waiting...the awakening of kundalini is a synergy and synthesis of body, mind and soul, which our dense culture tries strenuously to avoid. Waking up to the sleep and the pain of deadness is hard work, and then maintaining the momentum and trajectory so that one doesn't fall back into the plenum of consensus trance is even harder. If you look at the absolute great minds in history few of them were able to save themselves from the fury of the ignorant crowd. Modern man has broken down the habitat of the natural man, hooked humanity onto an IV of sugar water and now the sugar water is now seen for what it is.

Thus at present we have the great flux of the dismissal of what can never work and the transfer to an entirely new sustainable culture. Those that try to cling to the past system will suffer, as will those who are simply without a muse-vocation in the transformation to the new culture. The ensouled way of human existence is forced on us from all sides, because the soporific distraction of the sugar water is no longer valid. The old system must be done away with if humanity is to be permitted to grow towards a noble condition...or it will revert to even more of a deadened, soulless creature through the blind power of resistance (fear and greed).

With the science of assisted evolution we can start a new era of civilization and begin to live as a global mystic society, illuminated and synchronized from within. We need no longer pull on the reigns to hold ourselves back. We need no longer cower in fear of the atomic force we embody. We can let that force run free and we can grow to meet our soul’s needs. We can “connect” and know ourselves as the Beloved. Allowing the full force of the bliss of the return itself to wake us up. To do this we need some kundalini coping skills and a faith born of the realization that what this world really needs is a revolution of authentic spirituality—an ecstatic wave of devotion.